Sébastien has 20+ years of experience in market research and brand management spanning several industries with a focus on consumer goods in over 30 markets worldwide . He worked for companies in market research and analytics in Germany and the USA before joining Philip Morris in New York where he worked in Planning and Brand Management functions. In his last position with Philip Morris in Switzerland, he was responsible for brand management for 3 brands worldwide.

In 2004, Sebastien founded DeLafée International a Swiss company supplying global luxury brands with products and services in the field of precious metals. Sebastien also teaches marketing and entrepreneurship in several master’s programs in Switzerland. He also coaches start-ups and teaches for the Swiss Federal Commission for Technology and Innovation CTI.

Sebastien holds a master’s degree in Psychology of the University of Geneva and a MBA from Manhattan College in New York.